Migrant Pests
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Migrant Pests Problems, Potentialities and Progress (Royal Society Discussion Volumes) by

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


  • Pest control,
  • Zoology & animal sciences,
  • Science / Life Sciences / Zoology / Invertebrates,
  • Science/Mathematics

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Edition Notes

ContributionsReginald Charles Rainey (Editor), K. A. Browning (Editor), R. A. Cheke (Editor), Margaret J. Harris (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7739280M
ISBN 100521395038
ISBN 109780521395038

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Mobile pests are polyphagous and multivoltine pests that move freely over large areas and between crops in diversified agroecosystems. They are migratory, but the distance over which they move is much shorter than that of typical migrant pests. Effective natural enemies of mobile pests are often mobile natural enemies. Abstract. Huge areas covering whole subcontinents, especially in the subtropics, have always been subjects to pest plagues (Fig. 1). Amongst the most important of these migrant pests are swarms of locusts, huge flocks of crop-eating birds, and the African army-worm which causes severe vegetation damage (Bruggers & Elliot ; Voss ; GTZ ).Author: Frithjof Voss, Eckhardt Krabel, Udo Renner. Flight behaviour and the atmospheric environment of locusts and other migrant pests. This book provides an introduction to findings over the past 50 years on relationships of flying insects to features of their atmospheric environment, and in particular to progress made in establishing the scale and nature of the phenomenon of migration by by: This page pesticide comic book targets migrant and seasonal farmworker families to educate parents about children's risks to pesticide exposure and ways to minimize these risks. Available in English and Spanish.